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Cause For Alarm!

As the delusional George Jones (Barry Sullivan) struggles to recover from a crippling heart attack, he begins to believe his wife, Ellen (Loretta Young), and friend, Dr. Grahame (Bruce Cowling), are planning to kill him in order to be together. George decides to write the authorities about his wife's supposed murder plot. But when he really does die, of health complications, the innocent Ellen realizes that she must stop the letter before she's accused of killing her husband.

Release Date

March 30, 1951

Running Time

74 minutes

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Loretta Young

Loretta Young

Barry Sullivan

Barry Sullivan

Bruce Cowling

Bruce Cowling

Margalo Gillmore

Margalo Gillmore


Director Tay Garnett

Screenplay Mel Dinelli, Tom Lewis

Producer Tom Lewis

Cinematography Joseph Ruttenberg

Editing James E. Newcom

Music André Previn

Distributor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

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